This Trail In Louisiana Will Lead You To Extraordinary Ancient Ruins
Poverty Point is still a bit of a mystery, but new clues are constantly being discovered. In its heyday, it was a massive 72 ft.-tall mound, built by hand centuries ago. Today you can visit the site and walk around the 2.6-mile trail, learning all about this amazing piece of Louisiana history.
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Poverty Point was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1962. In 2014, it became a World Heritage Site, joining the ranks of other historical sites like Stonehenge, The Great Wall of China, and the Pyramids of Giza.
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